Dutch hackers possibly behind cyber attacks

8th December 2010, Comments 0 comments


Dutch detectives are investigating who is behind a cyber attack on Mastercard. The hackers used a server in the city of Haarlem near Amsterdam.

The credit card company's website crashed on Wednesday. The site has been targeted because the company refuses to transfer money to Wikileaks.

A group calling itself Anonymous, has threatened anyone with an anti-Wikileaks agenda. The groups says it has 4000 "hacktivists" willing to help the whistle blower site. Earlier the group brought down the website of payment company PayPal. The Swiss bank PostFinance also suffered a cyber attack.

On Tuesday, Wikileaks founder

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